Weekend watch list for OTT — Fahadh Faasil’s Malik to Farhan Akhtar’s Toofan and more

Jul 23, 2021

By: Mona Pachake

Malik | Release date — July 15 | Platform — Amazon Prime Video

A film shows a young man solely fighting against political corruption in his village | Taken inspiration from real life events, Malik is a loud roar about religious conflicts and communal riots | Language — Malayalam

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Toofan | Release date — July 16 | Platform — Amazon Prime Video

A story of a boxer and the struggles he faces on the journey to a national level competition | This is the second collaboration between Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra after Bhaag Milkha Bhaag | Language -- Hindi

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Sarpatta Parambarai | Release date — July 22 | Platform — Amazon Prime Video

A sports period drama film that revolves around the 1970s | Sarpatta means ‘four knives’ and Parambarai means ‘Clan’ | This movie talks about two clans which includes Sarpatta Parambarai and Idiyappa Parambarai from the North Chennai Muslim community | Language -- Tamil

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Ikkat | Release date — July 21 | Platform — Amazon Prime Video

Ikkat is a rom-com tale starring Nagabhushan and Bhoomika Shetty | This movie tracks a couple’s journey in an apartment during the 21-day lockdown period. A fun ride movie, which is said to be the best direct-to-OTT Kannada release since the pandemic | Language — Kannada

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Feels like ishq | Release date — July 23 | Platform — Netflix

An Indian romantic drama series that features six different love stories | While anthology becoming the trend, this Netflix original series will connect us with unique storylines | The series’ cast includes popular names like Radhika Madan, Amol Parashar and Neeraj Madhav | Language — Hindi

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Narappa | Release date — July 20 | Platform — Amazon Prime Video

A period action-drama and a remake of the Tamil film Asuran based on the novel Vekkai by Poomani | Venkatesh-starrer Narappa is a story of revenge and how the zamindars treated the lower caste people | Language — Telugu

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Hostel Daze season 2 | Release date — July 23 | Platform — Amazon Prime Video

This series is a comedy-drama that tells the story of four friends in the hostel who become roommates | The first season was released in 2019 and had 5 episodes | This miniseries with silly jokes and savage replies heats up the entire environment | Language — Hindi

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Turner and Hooch | Release date — July 21 | Platform — Disney Hotstar

It's an action-comedy television series and a continuation of the 1989 film of the same name | This story revolves around Marshal Turner and his dog Hooch together finding out some mysterious events that has happened | Language -- English

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The last letter from your lover | Release date — July 23 | Platform — Netflix

A British romantic drama film based on the novel of the writer Jojo Moyes in 2012 | A story of a young female journalist who uncovers a series of unopened love letters and that leaves her into complete mystery | Language -- English

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A Classic Horror Story | Release date — July 14 | Platform — Netflix

A suspense horror film that focuses on a wooden house in the middle of a forest | Currently trending on Netflix, this film is going wild among the viewers for its terrifying work on the genre | Language — Italian

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